From 1939 to 1941, Gehlen and Nazi Wehrmacht over-ran borders of peaceful countries, into Soviet Russia ...led by Fehme death squad leaders, spies, sadists, and anti-Semite gangsters of Schwarze Reichswehr. Wehrmacht was led by murderers, assassins. Wehrmacht officers included SS and Gestapo officers ...Ordensburgen graduates. Ordensburgen ...a special military school for training SS and Gestapo officers to degrade, kill and torture.
Wehrmacht cut a path of human suffering through the countryside. Ordensburgen graduates, from Berlin and Munich, preyed on citizens of Paris,
Brussels, Prague, Rotterdam, Warsaw, Kiev, and Kharkov. Factories in Hamburg, Berlin, and Dresden were built ... to provide Gestapo and SS with
torture tools ... pliers to pull out fingernails ...thumbscrews ...hand-presses ...shackles ...chain-handcuffs ...racks ...whips ...bludgeons
...electrical devices to burn men and women alive, ...tools to scald people ...presses to crush bones.
In four years of German occupation of Paris, Nazis tortured and murdered 75,000. Germany military prisons in Paris had baths of freezing water to
submerge prisoners until they were unconscious ...rooms of men and women burned with electricity ...prisoners shackled to walls, then burned with
fire. Nazis called torture, ‘interrogation’ ...striking the face, the body below the belt ...beatings with truncheons, cat-of-nine tails ...tying
people to tables, then, beating them ...hanging people from ropes, then, whipping them, then, letting them fall on pointed wooden blocks ...burning
people with lit cigars ...crushing fingers in screw-presses ...burning people with electric needles.
The techniques of Wehrmacht brutality, and terrorism, was not restricted only to trained officers, Gestapo agents, and SS men.
Wehrmacht brutality was designed to stamp out opposition, to terrorize indigenous populations in invaded countries. And, at the same time, to create
morale in German troops.
Each German soldier became a team player, led by German General Staff. German General Staff psywar experts made each soldier an accomplice to
Wehrmacht’s criminal war, issued standing orders that German soldiers ...rape women ...torture people ...assassinate citizens in Nazi occupied
countries … business as usual. Looting, rape, murder, and robbery by German soldiers in Europe was proven, German psychological terrorism.
July 17, 1941 Nazi Supreme Command issued orders to Wehrmacht Propaganda Company Commanders . ‘Foster in every German officer and German soldier,
personal material interest in war.’
So, in Europe, Eastern Europe, Russia, Africa and the Mid-East ...German officers and German soldiers ...ransacked homes, stealing clothing, shoes,
watches, kitchen utensils, baby wear, underwear and furs ...drove army vehicles up to shops, and looted them, removing entire inventories ...stripped
civilians on public streets of shoes, cloths, jewelry, glasses, wallets.
Nazi Supreme Command scheduled needed transportation, for German soldiers and officers shipping booty home. Freight-train cars, and truck convoys,
filled with stolen goods, flooded into Germany. German homes were furnished with stolen furniture. German pantries filled with stolen food. German
farms received stolen livestock. German shops sold stolen clothes. German women and children wore clothing stolen from women and children of France,
Belgium, Russia, Czechoslovakia, Poland.